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Application Requirements

Eligibility:

  • Students must have completed 9th grade prior to applying to the High School Scholars Program. Please note: The earliest a High School Scholar would be permitted to take one (1) course would be during the Summer Term following 9th grade.

Application Requirements:

  • Minimum Cumulative GPA of 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • PSAT or SAT scores must be a minimum of 1200 (combined Math and Critical Reasoning). ACT score must be a minimum of 26.

To apply to the High School Scholars Program, students must submit:

  • A completed copy of the High School Scholars application
  • Two (2) Recommendation Letters
  • Official high school transcript
  • Copy of PSAT/SAT/ACT official score sheet OR if no test scores are available, a resume
  • Johns Hopkins CTY Scholars Only: Include a copy of your CTY Scholarship Letter
  • $75 Application Fee OR FEE WAIVER – checks payable to Drexel University (CTY Scholars are exempt from paying the application fee)
Applications will not be considered complete until ALL of the materials listed above have been received.

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Application Deadlines:

April 15th: Deadline for students to begin courses in the Summer or Fall Terms

  • Only CURRENT high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors are eligible to apply at this deadline.

October 1st: Deadline for students to begin courses in the Winter or Spring Terms

  • Only CURRENT sophomores and juniors are eligible to apply at this deadline. Current high school seniors will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

For more questions about our application process, please see our FAQs.